“Water” in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “Water” is written using the Latin script as:

May

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

ماي

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“I’m thirsty. Do you have any water?”

(m) 2ana 3etshan. 3andak may lal shereb?

(f) 2ana 3etshan. 3andik may lal shereb?

انا عطشان. عندك ماي للشرب؟ (m)

انا عطشان. عنديك ماي للشرب؟ (f)

 
“I’m going to go to the store and buy some water.”

Rayih 3al mahal 2eshtere may.

.رايح عال محل اشتري ماي

 
“I’d like some water.”

Bheb 2ekhod may.

.بحب اخد ماي

 
“The water is boiling.”

3ambetghali 2el may.

.عمبتغلي الماي

 
“How hot was the shower’s water?”

2adesh sekhne 2el may bel doush?

اديش سخنة الماي بالدوش؟

 

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Water” in Tunisian Arabic
 

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